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  • The Fight - A Devotion
    The Fight - A Devotion
    2 Timothy 4:7 (NLT)I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.The world is filled with conflict. People fighting people. Countries against countries. Religion battling religion. Animosity seems to be the...
  • 5 Pinocchio's
    Top 5 Reasons Why We Lie
    Now, before we get started, I must confess – “I do not lie! I’ve lived in Texas, and in Texas they're just a bit loose with the truth!”Lying defined:Noun:A false statement made with deliberate intent to deceive; an...
  • Good Common Sense - A Devotion
    Common Sense - A Devotion
    Proverbs 2:6-8 (NLT)For the LORD grants wisdom! From his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He grants a treasure of common sense to the honest. He is a shield to those who walk with integrity. He guards the paths of the just and protects...
  • The Dog Tag of St, Martinville
    The American mind, and the lobotomy of truth
    To understand what is going on in this world is no easy task. Lies are projected into our minds from every side, and this constant barrage of deceit envelops and taints not only our perception of reality, but enslaves us collectively into a state...
  • Five points on the pentagram
    Five thoughts about our history as human beings and the world we live in today
    You are absolutely right to agree or disagree with anything that is said in this short article, but each of these five thought are worth pondering and considering their merits as expressions of our possible reality. These ideas were originally put...
  • Make Peace - A Devotion
    Make Peace - A Devotion
    Ephesians 2:14-18 (NKJV)For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in...
  • Epicurus truth
    Thomas Jefferson's favorite Greek Philosopher: Epicurus
    Several days ago I was surfing Face Book for something of pertinent interest, and found a simple question poised on a very popular site. I found a hundred comments from about twelve people who considered it with much passion. 'Should Cursive...
  • Getting on the right track
    Getting on the right track
    It might be one of the oldest advice and counseling clichés ever, but “Getting on the right track” or its variation of “Getting back on track” is still as valid as ever.We often have a tendency to get off a proven track or...
  • Humility
    Humility as the Path to Emotional Well-Being
    “The seeker after truth should be humbler than the dust. The world crushes the dust under its feet, but the seeker after truth should so humble himself that even the dust could crush him. Only then, and not till then, will he have a glimpse...
  • Lie_not_against_truth
    MY PEOPLE ARE DESTROYED FOR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE:
    An Exhortation to Keep Seeking YHVH’s TruthMy people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shall be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I...
  • An Enemy of the People
    Ibsen's 'An Enemy of the People' kicks off 2014/2015 Tarragon season
    We like to think we know what the truth means. It holds an absolute, immutable value that's unshakable in the face of ignorance. Or at least, that's what's seemingly presented in "An Enemy of the People", which opened on...
  • Tarragon Theatre's "An Enemy of the People" opens September 26
    Behind the scenes: Tarragon Theatre's Richard Rose on 'An Enemy of the People'
    Summer is either the shortest or longest season, depending on your slant. If waiting for the next season of Tarragon Theatre to start, the months seem to drag on endlessly while its first play of the 2014/2015 season, "An Enemy of the People...
  • The all seeing eye
    The consideration of Saudi Decapitation in a polite society of American slaves
    In our society, we have a Bill of Rights and a Constitution that are supposed to protect both law-abiding citizens and antisocial misfits. Caught red handed, a person has the right to due process in a court of law, a law based on our moral and...
  • Courtroom
    Who can we really trust?
    Who can we really trust in our society? Are what we told by the media and others actually true or half-truths? Are we ourselves repeating these lies and actually believing them? What to do when reality seems fake? I believe we have all felt this...
  • Uncertain Visions
    Distractions, Distortions, Deceptions: What are the Facts?
    Part of one's educational experience should provide a means for identifying the truth by formulating questions appropriate to an issue. This has become critical when seeking to understand the nature of political discourse, its impact on world...